Certifications Certified Travel Counselor (CTC); Master Cruise Counselor (MCC)
Bill Jacob is a principal of Reid Travel, along with his wife, Pat Jacob and daughter, Lauren Jacob. Bill has traveled to the most exotic destinations around the world visiting 191 countries on six continents. With more than 35 years of travel industry experience, Bill has developed contacts and connections in luxury travel in every corner of the globe. Over the years, he has been personally invited to attend many cruise ship christenings including Cunard's Queen Mary 2 and the Queen Victoria. Under his direction, the agency has won numerous awards and distinctions and has grown dramatically since its founding in 1972 in downtown Boca Raton.
A graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Bill moved to Florida from New York City where he worked in the brokerage industry. He is a native of Pittsburgh, PA.
- Private jet excursions
- Luxury train travel
- Custom vacation planning
- Luxury cruises
Last summer, Bill and his wife, Pat, traveled on Silversea to Russia and the Baltic touring St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Copenhagen and Stockholm. Earlier this year, he and Pat hosted a Caribbean cruise aboard Oceania. They will host the group again in January. Two years ago they sailed Cunard's Queen Victoria through the Panama Canal. Aboard Silversea's Silver Shadow they have also hosted a group trip to Grenada, St. Martin, Virgin Gorda, Guataloupe and Key West. Bill and Pat have also recently visited Sunset Key off the coast of Key West.
- India - The Taj Mahal
- Jordan - "The Lost City of Petra"
- Cambodia - Angkor Wat